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Kevin Allen

MSF22100: Fabrication Parts in Revit: Making the Jump from an MEP Contractor’s Point of View

(Duration 58:52)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn how planning ahead helped us make the change
  • Discuss the struggles encountered before and during the transition
  • Get an update on how it’s going now—is everyone who made the change happy?
  • Discuss where we go from here—looking ahead, beyond tomorrow

Materials

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Description

Description

In this session, we will discuss making the jump from Fabrication CADmep software to Fabrication Parts in Revit software from the point of view of Comfort Systems USA. We will discuss the beginning, the current state, the struggles we encountered, and the future forecast. We will also discuss how this transition has impacted our organization. This session features Revit MEP and Fabrication CADmep.

Target Audience

Target Audience

CADmep users, CADmep administrators, Database administrators, Operations Managers, Supervisors, Owners, REVIT MEP users

Speakers

Speakers

Kevin Allen

Kevin Allen is currently employed at Comfort Systems USA (CSUSA)—a premier mechanical systems installation and service provider with annual revenue of $1.6 billion—as director of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and productivity. CSUSA is a national organization with over 7,000 employees and 36 operating companies (some being service only). Currently 24 of these locations utilize virtual design and construction (VDC), with 7 sheet metal fabrication shops, numerous pipe and plumbing shops, and 190 employees utilizing the Fabrication software products on a single database. Kevin is responsible for implementing, training, and advising on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization, and providing technology recommendations for the future, along with numerous other tasks. In the past, Kevin has trained Fabrication CADmep software, as well as utilized it as a 3D detailing and coordination package. Kevin enjoys helping others use the software to its fullest potential.

William Tucker

William Tucker is currently working as BIM trainer and product specialist at Comfort Systems USA, a premier mechanical-systems installation and service provider. CSUSA is a national organization with 24 companies, 7 sheet-metal fabrication shops, and 190 users currently sharing the Fabrication software products with one database. William is responsible for implementing, training, and advising on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization, and providing technology recommendations for the future. In the past, William has trained and implemented Fabrication CADmep software, Fabrication ESTmep software, and Fabrication CAMduct software, as well as utilized them as a 3D detailing and coordination package. William has been using Autodesk, Inc., products for 29 years. He enjoys helping others utilize the software to its fullest potential.

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Tags

Published

  • 2016
  • MSF22100
  • AU Las Vegas, MEP and Structrural Fabricators Forum

Software

  • Revit MEP
  • Fabrication CADmep

Industry

  • Building Products and Fabrication